Question: How Do I Stop Mail Catalogs?

Make a quick stop online and head to the bottom of the page — there is typically an FAQ section or somewhere under customer service where you can fill out a simple form to opt-out of receiving catalogs and other mailings.

In addition, it may give you the chance to opt-out of emails in the same form — bonus!

How do I stop receiving junk mail and catalogs?

Here are four ways to reduce the volume of unwanted mail delivered by USPS:

  • Opt out of prescreened credit card and insurance offers.
  • Tell the Data and Marketing Association to bug off.
  • Ban smaller marketers and “prospect” catalogs.
  • Do it yourself, piece by piece.

Is there a way to stop catalogs?

Create an account at This is the Direct Marketing Association’s consumer website. It allows you to unsubscribe from all catalogs, or to select just the catalogs that you’d like to unsubscribe from. You can also opt out of receiving magazine and credit card offers.

How do I stop receiving credit card offers in the mail?

You can “opt out” of receiving preapproved or prescreened credit offers from mailing lists generated for lenders by Experian and the other national credit reporting agencies. To do so, call 1 888 5OPTOUT (1 888 567 8688) or go online to and follow the instructions.

How do you stop unwanted magazines?

If you receive a magazine you don’t want in the mail, there should be contact information in the magazine itself that you can use to unsubscribe. You can also cross out your address, write “Cancel” and “Return to Sender”, and drop the magazine in the mailbox.

How can I stop unwanted emails?

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How do I stop unsolicited emails?

Consumer Reporting Companies

  1. To opt out for five years: Call toll-free 1-888-5-OPT-OUT (1-888-567-8688) or visit
  2. To opt out permanently: You may begin the permanent Opt-Out process online at
  3. Experian.
  4. TransUnion.
  5. Equifax, Inc.
  6. Innovis Consumer Assistance.

How do you get off charity mailing lists?

There’s no way to stop all unwanted charity mail, but these tips can help:

  • Discard appeals that don’t interest you.
  • Write directly to charities whose mail you don’t want and ask them to delete your name from their mailing lists.

How do I stop someone’s mail from coming to my address?

Using the Postal Service to Stop Mail. Write “Return to Sender” on the exterior of the envelope. Then place the mail in an outgoing mailbox. This notifies the post office and the original sender that the recipient no longer lives at that address.

Does Return to sender work?

Write “Return to Sender” on the envelope or package.

If you opened the mail, or someone signed to receive the package, you’ll need to put it in a new package and pay for postage. Otherwise, the postal service should handle it free of charge, as long as you complete this within “reasonable time.”